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  • Adonis

         I had a brief, though quite interesting, exchange with a gentleman not long ago. It started with a query concerning Louisa Matilda Ballard Fagan, the Italian born English chess player who scored 2nd in the Ladies' International Chess Co... | Read More

  • Play Magnus App Review

    Review by Christine VanCott Play Magnus is a free chess smartphone app available for Apple iOS (and recently) Android. It includes 99 game levels, training videos, and an interactive tournament feature. The app runs quickly ... | Read More

  • The Romance of Chess

    "After Anderssen's departure, Paul Morphy declared he would play no more even matches, and, certainly, his resolve was justified by the unheard of manner in which he had walked over all opponents."  -Frederick Edge          Althoug... | Read More

  • Pawn Breaks, part 3

    What would you say if it was the last word you were to speak? What would you do if it was the last thing you were to do? What opening would you write about if it was your last opening column you were to write? That was a little too dramatic for a ... | Read More

  • Of Non-Theory and Non-Memorization

    33speedy asked: I was playing in a tournament today with the black pieces. I played the Budapest and my opponent declined it (1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e5 3.Nf3). I thought the way I responded was reasonable (3…exd4 4.Nxd4 b6 5.Nc3 Bb7), but when I went ho... | Read More


    • The Pros and Cons of Learning an Opening

      Pros 1) You will feel reassured that you know an opening. Your confidence will be high! 2) You might actually know the opening, so it might give you an actual advantage. 3) It might be a good opening, and if it is, your chances are even better.... | Read More

    • Opposition and Critical Squares

      The following exercises are for the students of KLA Chess Club, a title I, charter public school located in San Diego, CA. Chess is offered as an everyday class We will be practicing some basic end game positions. By practicing the endgame, this ... | Read More

    • Opposition

      The following exercises are for the students of KLA Chess Club, a title I, charter public school located in San Diego, CA. Chess is offered as an everyday class We will be practicing some basic end game positions. By practicing the endgame, this ... | Read More

    • Board 5, Wigston 2 v Wigston 1, 15/01/15

      I guess I didn't play too badly.  I thought the fact that my rook had no squares after move 30, so I had to lose a pawn, was brilliant by my opponent - afterwards he admitted it was lucky and he had not spotted it until the move before.  I sh... | Read More

    • Chess Without Boundaries

      This is my first blog post and I am going to chronicle my attempts to teach chess to seven, grade 9 students at a Community school here in Mumbai who have only had minimal exposure to Chess before.  Before I dive into the details of these attemp... | Read More

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